Lightner & Macon Added To UMass' Football Recruits For 2006

Don Brown added two offensive linemen to his recruiting class for 2006.

Don Brown added two offensive linemen to his recruiting class for 2006.

April 4, 2006

Football head coach Don Brown has announced the addition of two new signees to National Letters of Intent for the 2006 season. The Minutemen welcome offensive linemen Kyle Lightner from Naples, Fla., and Kevin Macon from Pittsburgh, Pa.

UMass begins its spring football practices this Saturday, April 8. The Spring Game is set for May 6.

Kyle Lightner
Offensive Line • Freshman-HS
6-2 • 290
Naples, Fla. • Gulf Coast H.S.

Before UMass: Three-year starter at Gulf Coast High School in Naples, Fla. ... Played both center and guard earning All-Region, All-District, All-County Honorable Mention as a junior.

Kevin Macon
Offensive Line • Freshman-HS
6-5 • 325
Pittsburgh, Pa. • Oliver H.S.

Before UMass Three year starter at Oliver High School in Pittsburgh, Pa. As a senior, was named to the First Team by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune Review ... Named to the Western Pennsylvania Fabulous 22 All Stars ... Ranked No. 1 lineman in the City League and seventh-best in the state of Pennsylvania ... In addition to playing football, also earned letters in basketball and track & field ... As a junior, was named Second Team All-City and won the gold medal in the discus throw.




    Event Calendar

    July 25
    vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
    September 3
    at Florida TBA
    September 10
    vs Boston College 12:00 PM
    September 17
    vs Florida International TBA
    September 24
    vs Mississippi State TBA
    October 1
    vs Tulane TBA
    October 8
    at Old Dominion TBA
    October 15
    vs Louisiana Tech TBA
    October 22
    at South Carolina TBA
    October 29
    vs Wagner TBA
    November 5
    at Troy TBA
    November 19
    at BYU TBA
    November 26
    at Hawai'i TBA
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